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D.C. Council votes in favor of removing Evans

Dec 04, 2019 - The Washington Post

12-to-0 decision sets stage

for historic expulsion

after ethics, FBI probes

A united D.C. Council voted Tuesday to recommend that member Jack Evans be expelled in the face of repeated ethics violations, the first time the lawmakers have moved to eject one of their own.

The action comes after a series of investigations that found Evans, the city's longest-serving lawmaker, used his public office to benefit private clients and employers who paid him hundreds of thousands of...